Joint Oversight Group - JOG


On November 9, 2009 the Center for Pollution Prevention (C3P) hosted a JOG meeting at the offices of the United States Consul General in Munich, Germany.

The meeting was led by the C3P Director General and attended by NASA Headquarters, NASA Kennedy Space Center, International Trade Bridge, Inc. (ITB), TEC, Inc., Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade (ISQ) and the US Consulate in Munich.

The JOG meeting was opened with remarks from General Castelo Branco by welcoming everyone to the JOG meeting.

During this meeting several possible project areas were discussed for C3P to explore in 2009/2010. These include:

  • CEGRISS (Cost Effective Optimisation of Groundwater Remediation using Integrated Sustainable Systems) and SAFEWATER Project

  • R&D Security Consortium

  • Safety and Security Cluster

  • Long-Term Ecosystem Research (LTER Portugal Network


  • River Tagus South Bank Areas Requalification and  New Lisbon Airport case studies

  • Adaptation to Climate Change in Portugal (employing the NASA Encroachment methodology).

The meeting was adjourned, and immediately followed by a meeting of the JOG executive members.

In conjunction with JOG, C3P and NASA also held the renewal signing ceremony of the 2002 Joint Statement and Terms of Reference to continue through 2011 which allows NASA and Portugalís collaboration to continue.


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Last updated: 19/02/2010